Followup on the FDA
This is a follow up on the already cynical post of Nov 17 — but read Food Nav’s full post — because it gets so much worse…
98-year-old Dr Fred Kummerow is an emeritus professor of comparative biosciences at the University of Illinois who has studied heart disease for more than 60 years.
He is seeking a judgment declaring that the FDA’s failure to ban the use of partially hydrogenated oils (the source of ‘artificial’ trans fats), and its delay in issuing a final response to his 2009 petition, violate the Administrative Procedure Act and the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
The FDA has unreasonably delayed ruling on the petition
And now, you know the rest of the story…
The only reason they are even having the hearings is that someone finally sued them into doing their jobs.